chronic lung disease


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chronic lung disease

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CLD

1.
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
2. An erroneous term for chronic obstructive lung disease.
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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare, chronic lung disease that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure.
Chronic lung disease has already been flagged up as one of Coventry's big five killers which have created a ticking time-bomb of ill health.
The researchers reviewed data from two trials involving a total of 140 people with the disorder, all of whom were at a high genetic risk of developing chronic lung disease.
Cathy Ross, of the British Heart Foundation, said: "Anyone with chronic lung disease or coronary heart disease should avoid staying outside for long periods when pollution levels are high.
The 68-year-old suffers from the chronic lung disease emphysema and told Granada executives she was too sick to continue acting.
Prior research has linked persistent inflammation to heart disease, diabetes, and chronic lung disease.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Statin therapy may slow the decline in lung function in smokers and ex-smokers with chronic lung disease, Dr.
The chronic lung disease is caused by smoking in 80 per cent of cases and includes the conditions emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
These include respiratory distress syndrome, brain damage, blindness, infection, chronic lung disease, and a heart disease (patent ductus arteriosis) that may require surgery.
As a consequence of this the percentage of our population who suffer with smoking related diseases (such as some cancers, chronic lung disease and chronic heart disease) is well above national average rates - often twice or three times national average rates.
Researchers studied more than 600 healthy people and 540 people with heart failure or chronic lung disease.
Now, despite chronic lung disease, an open duct in her heart and a heart murmur, Djelma celebrates her first birthday on June 1.

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